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Sonny's BBQ

) #6 of 138 Restaurants in DeLand €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
1500 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-1802
+1 386-279-0166
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (26 reviews)
“corn nuggets” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
1500 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-1802
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1 - 10 of 288 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Besides the excellent smoky barbecue, Sonny's (all you can eat) salad bar is our favorite in the area! They have baby spinach, chick peas, good dressings (I like the Honey Mustard), crunchy toppings like fresh croutons and sesame seeds, and for dessert items, good chocolate...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Got a Beef Brisket Sandwich chopped on garlic bread. I was really disappointed. It was not what I was hoping for. It had a lot of fat in it and was dry. I prefer the sauce to be cooked into the meat rather than add...More

Thank AnniversaryGetaway16
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

We’re very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your recent visit, AnniversaryGetaway16. We’d like to try to help—please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, including the location, and your phone number. Your feedback is important to us.

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Typical for Sonny's. ok. If u like Sonny's you will not be disappointed. A typical chain that does it cookie cutter style but does it right.

Thank Max M
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for your review, Max M. We’re always open to hearing further feedback from our guests and invite you to email us your ideas to social@SonnysBBQ.com. We look forward to speaking with you!

Reviewed 22 May 2017

We went again to Sonny's after church last Sunday. Normally we split the 1/2 chicken plate with 2 sides. Plenty for two normal appetites. This week they had brisket (sliced & chopped) on the menu. Haven't had it there before but as usual we split...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This was an excellent meal with a variety of BBQ choices. Easy drive-thru and great service. I had a Sweet Carolina that has pulled pork and coleslaw inside the bun with a sweet BBQ sauce that was delicious. It was a good lunch.

Thank dmarie416
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you for your great review, dmarie416! We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Heard a lot of good things but most in our party of 4 were disappointed. Salad bar was fair but lacking in variety. Portions of ribs were small. Whole hog sandwich on garlic bread was very good. Our waitress really did a nice job with...More

Thank Captain2h
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

We’re very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your recent visit, Captain2h. We’d like to try to help—please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, including the location, and your phone number. Your feedback is important to us.

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I had the all you can eat ribs and it was a great deal. Had both dry rub and the sweet sauce and both were fantastic. Great service and you have to try the redneck egg rolls

Thank Darren M
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, Darren M. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great food will return ordered the sampler and added a pound of turkey will eat here again .wait staff was friendly and courteous

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch. Great deals. $10 for pulled pork and ribs with coleslaw. $11 for ribs with slaw and fries. Very good service. The ribs and pulled pork were very well prepared. They have a salad bar for $4, but too much food to take...More

Thank rlewan
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter lives in Deland.. I bring my grandsons here when we visit. Food is reasonable and the BBQ is delicious! A nice place for the family to gather

Thank Cathy j
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720-1802
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  DeLand
  • Phone Number: +1 386-279-0166
  • E-mail
Description
In 1968, we were just a local BBQ joint in Gainesville, Florida. Today, we're still a local BBQ joint. We just happen to be in a few more locations. But we still do things the same way Floyd "Sonny" Tillman and his wife, Lucille, did back then. We still slow-smoke over oak for up to 12 hours at a time. We still serve generous portions. And we still believe people should be able to go out to eat and feel right at home.
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